The latest news from across the industry that ‘got us talking’
Welcome to this weeks round-up of ‘what’s got us talking’, a collection of topical industry news from both our marine and industrial sectors.
MIT Launch 2021 Exhibition Schedule
With 2020 almost behind us, we are looking forward to 2021 and excited to announce the kick-off of our 2021 exhibition schedule, which will be at Hillhead Digital.
You can register and find out more about the event by clicking the link below.
JCHX Mining Management shows off its new battery electric mining LHDs at Bauma China
After several years of development and testing, leading Chinese mining contractor and mine development company JCHX Mining Management displayed for the first time its new all lithium battery electric 2 m3 and 3 m3 underground LHDs at the recent Bauma China show in Shanghai. The machines were developed by its JCHX Hubei division.
UK energy networks get go-ahead to invest in green revolution
The industry regulator will allow energy networks to plough at least £40bn into the green revolution and make higher returns on their investments, after companies threatened an unprecedented rebellion against its plans to save homes £20 a year on their bills.
Second wave of funding for cleaner vessels
A new round of funding is underway to help commercial tidal Thames operators improve their fleets’ green performance. As part o the Clean Air Thames initiative, the intendant Cross River Partnership (CRP) is inviting applications for grants to retrofit older vessels with more environmentally-friendly technology.
Scottish Offshore Wind-to-Hydrogen Project Takes Off
UK energy regulator Ofgem and the Scottish government have set aside up to nearly GBP 25 million to finance a project that will use offshore wind power to produce green hydrogen energy for heating homes in Fife, Scotland.
Being developed by the gas network operator SGN, the H100 Fife project aims to use the electricity generated by the 7 MW Levenmouth demonstration offshore wind turbine to produce green hydrogen. The hydrogen will then be used to heat around 300 homes in Fife.